Defense IT


Vermont’s disaster prep exercise includes cyber response

Vermont’s disaster prep exercise includes cyber response

As part of the Vigilant Guard exercise, the Vermont National Guard will provide a cyber exercise range that will simulate an intrusion within a power distribution network.

Sailor builds cloud app to call for designated drivers

Sailor builds cloud app to call for designated drivers

The Saferide cloud app lets users call a single number that forwards ride requests to volunteer designated drivers.

When AI goes Top Gun

When AI goes Top Gun

Researchers have developed a fuzzy-logic system that out-flies an expert fighter pilot.

Two-pizza teams feed innovation at DIA

Two-pizza teams feed innovation at DIA

The Defense Intelligence Agency has adopted Amazon’s concept of deploying small, interdisciplinary teams to find innovative solutions.

DISA pushes analytic power to the tip of the spear

DISA pushes analytic power to the tip of the spear

Updates to the Big Data Platform will allow users to define a subset of data for analytic processing, write free-form queries and get results in user-friendly dashboards.

HCI opportunities in agency IT

HCI opportunities in agency IT

Agencies have already leveraged hyper-converged infrastructure for sharing storage, virtual desktop infrastructure and workload consolidation.

wearable health sensors

Fitbit for the battlefield? Not just yet.

The biggest challenge is extracting actionable data from commercial devices, an Air Force Research Lab official says.

Cyber Guard marshals resources from government, industry

Cyber Guard marshals resources from government, industry

Over 100 public and private sector organizations gathered to test response and coordination in the event of a cyberattack on the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Nutanix ruggedized Crystal servers

Pushing for the pocket-sized data center

Pentagon requirements drive Nutanix to further shrink its server form factor.

Amazon opens private cloud marketplace for intelligence community

Amazon opens private cloud marketplace for intelligence community

Hosted on a private cloud, the AWS Marketplace for the U.S. Intelligence Community allows IC agencies to search, buy and deploy software and applications from authorized vendors.

rapid innovation center

Navy creates a 'safe space' for cyber innovation

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Rapid Innovation Center provides the military with sandboxes to test and develop new devices without fear of compromising network systems -- and the "brain space" to explore those ideas.

Army network modernization

Army network modernization drives security, bandwidth improvements

Migrating to cloud architectures could help the Army improve security and bandwidth, according to some Army officials.


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